ERIC Number: ED282281
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
Principles of School Business Management.
Wood, R. Craig, Ed.
This textbook of 24 chapters provides administrators and students with information on the role, activities, and responsibilities of the school business administrator. The independently authored chapters are titled as follows: (1) "Introduction to School Business Management" (F. Mike Miles); (2) "Legal Context of the Public School District" (Paul W. Thurston); (3) "Theories of Modern Management" (W. Hal Knight); (4) "Taxation for Education" (Thomas H. Jones); (5) "Educational Accounting Procedures" (Sam B. Tidwell); (6) "Educational Budget Preparation: Fiscal and Political Considerations" (Ellen Kehoe); (7) "Quantitative Decision Making" (Grover H. Baldwin); (8) "Management Information Systems in Educational Organizations" (Frederick L. Dembowski); (9) "School District Financial Management and Banking" (Frederick L. Dembowski and Robert D. Davey); (10) "Planning and the School Business Office" (A. P. Johnston and Kenneth Hood); (11) "The Personnel Function: Practitioners, Practices and Participants" (Donald L. Robson); (12) "Legal and Managerial Aspects of Collective Negotiations" (Thomas N. Jones and Grover H. Baldwin); (13) "Risk Management" (L. Nathan Randal); (14) "Foodservices at School" (Dorothy Van Egmond-Pannell); (15) "Public School Transportation: State Aid and Current Issues" (Patricia Anthony and Deborah Inman); (16) "School Desegregation and Student Busing" (Richard A. King); (17) "Legal Liabilities of Administrators" (Julie Underwood); (18) "School District Purchasing" (Joseph L. Natale); (19) "Fiscal Equity Challenges" (Richard G. Salmon, Mary Jane Connelly, and M. David Alexander); (20) "Reduction in Force" (R. Craig Wood); (21) "Capital Outlay and Bonding" (R. Craig Wood); (22) "School Closings" (R. Craig Wood and Wayne M. Worner); (23) "Facility Planning and Management" (Glen I. Earthman); and (24) "The Political Economy of Education Finance: Legacies of Largess Lumbering toward an Uncertain Future" (Maureen W. McClure). Each chapter provides endnotes citing the reference sources used. The book also contains a preface by the executive editor, brief profiles of the editor and the authors, and a three-part index to personal names, subjects, and court cases referred to in the text. (PGD)
Descriptors: Administrator Responsibility, Administrator Role, Bond Issues, Budgeting, Collective Bargaining, Court Litigation, Decision Making, Declining Enrollment, Educational Administration, Educational Facilities Planning, Educational Finance, Educational Planning, Elementary Secondary Education, Food Service, Futures (of Society), Insurance, Management Information Systems, Money Management, Organizational Theories, Personnel Management, Politics of Education, Purchasing, Reduction in Force, Risk, School Accounting, School Business Officials, School Closing, School Desegregation, School Districts, School Law, Student Transportation
Publication Sales, Association of School Business Officials, 1760 Reston Avenue, Suite 411, Reston, VA 22090 (Stock No. 8605; $39.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Information Analyses; Books
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Students; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Association of School Business Officials International, Reston, VA.
Note: For individual chapters, see EA 019 321-344.